Gonzaga’s Tillie to test NBA draft waters

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie will test the NBA waters. The school said Sunday that Tillie will submit his name for the NBA draft, but the junior could return to school. Under new NCAA rules, college players can retain the services of an agent during the evaluation process, but must end the relationship […]

Stafford’s wife home after brain tumor surgery

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, announced on Sunday that she is home from the hospital following surgery to remove a brain tumor earlier this week. Stafford said she was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma earlier this year after dealing with spells of vertigo starting in January. Tests revealed the tumor […]

Hayward returns home with 20 in Celtics win

6:08 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN INDIANAPOLIS — It’s hard to imagine Easter Sunday could’ve gone much better for Gordon Hayward. After the Boston Celtics forward missed last year’s playoff run because of the gruesome season-ending leg and ankle injuries he suffered six minutes into the season opener in Cleveland, he was healthy again. He was […]

Griffin (knee) starts, but Pistons now in 0-3 hole

1:03 AM ET Malika AndrewsESPN DETROIT — Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin started Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, marking the first time in the 2019 postseason he had been available to play. Griffin had 27 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists Saturday night, but it wasn’t quite enough. The Pistons fell to the Bucks […]